Manchmal ist es zu kalt zum Klettern

My first two days of climbing in the Frankenjura were spent brushing snow off of hand holds and coaxing my frozen fingers into tiny pockets in the limestone. I was quickly revising my mantra from ‘Es ist nie zu kalt zum Klettern’ to ‘Manchmal ist est zu kalt zum Klettern’ By the end of the…

Es ist nie zu kalt zum Klettern

“I’ve just thought of another phrase you need to learn” said Dirtbagjens as he threw our haulbag into the back of the car. “Alright, what is it?” “Es ist nie zu kalt zum klettern” he said, grinning. “Es issst nee tsoo cold fur klettering?” I hoped that I hadn’t just said something terribly rude in…